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Waterman's Surfside Grille

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Northeast Virginia Beach
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415 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
+1 757-428-3644
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Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Waterman's Surfside Grille captures a slice of coastal living for the true...
Waterman's Surfside Grille captures a slice of coastal living for the true flavor of Virginia Beach! Family owned and operated since 1981, Waterman's serves only the freshest seafood, steaks, and ribs. Serving lunch and dinner daily and brunch on Sundays, we offer indoor and outdoor dining overlooking the ocean, as well as a patio boardwalk bar. It's not a trip to Waterman's without a taste of our signature She Crab Soup and Original Orange Crush cocktail!
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Good for:
Families with children
Bar scene
Large groups
Local cuisine
Outdoor seating
Special occasions
Scenic view

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  • 579
    Excellent
  • 344
    Very good
  • 112
    Average
  • 39
    Poor
  • 28
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great food, and Great for Family

We drove down to VA Beach for seafood and really enjoyed the menu and experience. The staff were very attentive, kind, and genuinely cared about your experience. The food was great and we would go again!

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
Joe S
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Williamsburg, Virginia
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Outdoor seating
  • Special occasions
  • Scenic view
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Williamsburg, Virginia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

We drove down to VA Beach for seafood and really enjoyed the menu and experience. The staff were very attentive, kind, and genuinely cared about your experience. The food was great and we would go again!

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Loved the over all ambiance of the place. I ordered the Just seafood deluxe, which includes lobster, scallops, shrimp and crab, paired with mashed potatoes and steamed vegetables. It was absolutely delicious. Everything was cooked to perfection. Service was on point and prompt. Definitely recommend.

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Columbus, OH
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44 reviews 44 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed our lunch at Waterman's. Waitress was Christina and she was great. We had the orange crush drink, and I also enjoyed the black cherry drink. A friend and I shared the fish taco & 1/2 of the gripper sandwich and everything was delicious. The she crab soup was also very good. All dishes at our table were enjoyed... More 

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Pompey, New York
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64 reviews 64 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

The following review is based on lunch and dinner. We have been coming here for years and we will continue to come back. The quality has remained great over the past 7 years that we have been going here. The staff is very friendly and professional. All of the staff is great but Kim was one of the nicest waitresses... More 

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Caledonia, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Waterman's is a staple for good food in the Virginia beach area. They have a large full menu with many local fresh fish meals and a clean environment. You cant loose with their Orange Crush drink.

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Virginia Beach
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

If you're looking for an authentic beach front atmosphere, Waterman's is the place to go. Basically everything is good on the menu, but the ultimate thing to try here is their Orange Cush. By far the best in the United States (possibly).

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

The fried shrimp is awesome! The coating is light and not greasy. We ordered the steamed mussels as an appetizer even though it was a little pricey. The broth was absolutely delicious!! It came with pita bread triangles and they were perfect for dipping in the broth. Definitely would order it again. Lindsey was a very good server. She was... More 

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New York City, New York
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Stopped here for happy hour. Had cocktails and appetizers. Great service and atmosphere. Sat on patio overlooking boardwalk. Baby crab soup was phenomenal. Took an order to go. Fish tacos and steamed shrimp very tasty. Enjoyed our visit and would recommend to all. The place to go on virginia beach.

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Abingdon, Virginia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 via mobile

Having so many restaurants in VA Beach to choose from, its hard to pick just one BUT this is hands down one of the better restaurants I've been to here. The menu is simple and detailed with an excellent variety. I went around 2pm so it wasn't busy at all and I got to choose a ocean view table. Here... More 

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Little Falls
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We were seated right away, the place is big with plenty of space. It was dark inside, we had to use our cell phone flashlights to be able to read the menu. My flounder was excellent. Really nice and fresh food. Highly recommended.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 415 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach>  > Northeast Virginia Beach
  • Neighborhood: Northeast Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 757-428-3644

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12 - 22
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Scenic view

Description

Waterman's Surfside Grille captures a slice of coastal living for the true flavor of Virginia Beach! Family owned and operated since 1981, Waterman's serves only the freshest seafood, steaks, and ribs. Serving lunch and dinner daily and brunch on Sundays, we offer indoor and outdoor dining overlooking the ocean, as well as a patio boardwalk bar. It's not a trip to Waterman's without a taste of our signature She Crab Soup and Original Orange Crush cocktail!
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?